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Every student from class 4 (Year 5) through to Class 10 (Year 11) is involved in our inter-school sports programme.
The sports offered this year are: netball, basketball, badminton, table tennis, hockey, football, swimming, surfing, athletics, cross country, archery, tennis, touch, volleyball, golf, squash, skiing, snowboarding, equestrian and cycling.

All Upper School students from Class Ten to Class Twelve have the opportunity to gain a double qualification.

All students attending New Zealand Rudolf Steiner Upper Schools enrol for the Christchurch Rudolf Steiner Schools Certificate. Our national qualification also incorporates the New Zealand NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT (NCEA).

Under the auspices of the FEDERATION OF RUDOLF STEINER WALDORF SCHOOLS IN NEW ZEALAND the New Zealand Rudolf Steiner Schools have jointly developed a common senior school assessment programme and some common assessment tasks based on specific nationally and locally developed Achievement Standards.

THE CHRISTCHURCH RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOLS CERTIFICATE (CRSSC) is recognised and validated by the Federation. The structure and the options available together with the credit system of the CRSSC are adapted to our distinctive pedagogy. It offers more than one pathway for students through their last three years of school. CRSSC is predominantly internally assessed. The qualification encompasses all that the student studies at school.

Levels 1, 2 and 3 are available for CRSSC, and levels 2 and 3 NCEA.

Graduating students will therefore have both a nationally recognised state qualification (equivalent to School Certificate, Sixth Form Certificate and Bursary) and the Rudolf Steiner School Certificate Levels 1, 2 and 3 which we anticipate will eventually be NZQA accredited.  

An individual school based CRSSC RECORD OF LEARNING detailing all that they have achieved is maintained for all students. Periodically the school reports student achievement to NZQA who also maintain individual NCEA records of student learning.

Senior School options and details on the Qualification Pathway are available from the office in the Senior Studies Guide





Christchurch Rudolf Steiner School
19 Ombersley Terrace PO Box 19944 Opawa Christchurch 8241
Phone + 64 (0)3 337 0514 Email admin@ch.steiner.school.nz

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